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  • Microsoft Licenses vs SAM Tools

    Microsoft licenses are massively complex, and there are a number of different Microsoft license metrics that an organisation needs to manage and keep on top of. SAM tools can help with the effective management and utilisation of Microsoft licenses, as they are continuing to improve...

  • Understanding the Microsoft Licensing Statement

    This article was contributed by Paul DeGroot, Principal Consultant at Pica Communications. The Microsoft Licensing Statement (MLS) is a critical document for managing Microsoft software assets, but it’s poorly understood and Microsoft account teams may sometimes withhold...

  • Microsoft’s move to Subscription and SaaS

    Microsoft were one of the first ‘mega vendors’ to move towards a subscription cloud modelling of licensing metrics. The introduction of Office 365 (O365 for the purpose of this article) took Microsoft software in a new, unchartered direction. So, why have Microsoft moved towards...

  • Audits are getting out of hand

    In this video: What I learnt at the IBM & SAP Seminar in London last week The state of audits in the software industry An update on Campaign for Clear Licensing activity Support the Campaign and supercharge your licensing knowledge by joining our events in New York next week: www.itassetmanagement.net/events

  • Oracle License Management 

    Oracle licensing is one of the most complex license metrics to manage within the IT Asset Management community. It poses the biggest challenge for ITAM, SAM (software asset management) and licensing professionals alike. There are only a few vendors that require specialist experts...

  • Event Listing: IBM and SAP Seminar, 14th May (New York)

    Building on our Oracle seminars, we’re pleased to continue our series of seminars on IBM and SAP licensing and audit defence with a stop in New York. This seminar will cover the key issues of IBM and SAP licensing and will include expert industry speakers such as Eric Chiu and...

  • Event Listing: IBM and SAP Seminar (London)

    Building on our Oracle seminars, we’re pleased to introduce a series of seminars on IBM and SAP licensing and audit defence. This seminar will cover the key issues of IBM and SAP licensing and will include expert industry speakers, interactive workshops and the chance to network...

  • Call for Speakers – SAP & IBM

    Our very own Martin Thompson addressing the audience. Following on from the fantastic success of our Tools Day and Oracle events, The ITAM Review is compiling a roster of SAP & IBM licensing experts and industry insiders for ongoing workshops throughout 2015 in the UK, USA and...

  • Oracle Licensing Quick Guide

    92% of Oracle customers agree that they do not communicate changes properly Oracle’s software licensing is complex and regularly changing. The number of products and acquisitions made by Oracle over the years has resulted in a number of changes in license metrics, and also new licenses...

  • Oracle Licensing can be tough, so let’s lighten the mood!

    For information on our next Oracle event taking place in New York please click here Oracle licensing can be a heavy subject! We are all aware that Oracle licensing proves to be one of the most complex and hard to understand licensing structures out there. It is one of the most talked...